Qing-Hua Xu

Associate Professor


Qing-Hua Xu is currently an Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore. He received his B.S. degree from Zhejiang University (1993), M.S. degrees from Peking University (1996) and University of Chicago (1997), and Ph.D. degree from UC Berkeley (2001). He conducted the postdoctoral research at Stanford University (2001-2002) and UC Santa Barbara (2002-2005) before he joined NUS Chemistry in 2005. His primary research interest is nanocomposite materials and their linear and nonlinear optical properties as well as their applications in imaging, sensing, biomedicine and energy areas, spanning a broad range from materials preparation, fundamental understanding and practical applications. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications.


Area of Interest

1) Nanophotonics
2) Biophotonics
3) Plasmonics
4) Optical Materials
5) Nonlinear Optics
6) Imaging/Ultrafast Spectroscopy

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